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928.501.SAIL (7245)

American Sailing Association (ASA) Lessons

The Sailboat Shop is an American Sailing Association (ASA) school.

A special note about class size: Class sizes for ASA101 and ASA103, when taught at Lake Pleasant, are limited to a minimum of two and a maximum of four students. Larger classes can be arranged by contacting the Sailboat Shop directly for additional information. ​Private lessons for individuals and small parties with schedule requirements can be accommodated at additional cost. We strive to meet your needs, so call us to schedule your learning adventure! 

Lake Pleasant (AZ) Classes:

  • ASA101 - Keelboat Sailing 1

  • ASA102 - Keelboat Sailing 2 NEW

  • ASA111 - Sailing Review Basic Keelboat NEW

  • ASA103 - Basic Coastal Cruising

  • ASA118 - Docking Endorsement

  • ASA105 - Basic Coastal Navigation

California Classes:

  • ASA103 - Basic Coastal Cruising

  • ASA104 - Bareboat Chartering

  • ASA106 - Advanced Cruising and Seamanship 

  • ASA114 - Catamaran Cruising

NEW! Practice Meetup

Want more practice sailing, but aren't ready to rent? Do you just want more time on the water and enjoy meeting new people? Sign up for our Practice Meetup! Practice anything you want with one of our experienced sailors. We'd like to hear from you and what you're interested in exploring. We will post dates on our calendar soon and hope to see you on the water. 

*Must have ASA101 Certification or equivalent. Max 6 people per session. First come, first serve.

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Sailing Intro - 3 hrs



ASA103 - Coastal Cruising

AZ - $450/person, 2 days


ASA106 - Adv. Coastal Cruising



ASA118 - Docking Endorsement



ASA101 - Keelboat Sailing 1

AZ - $450/person, 2 days


ASA104 - Bareboat Cruising



ASA111 - Sailing Review



Certification Vacation

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ASA102 - Keelboat Sailing 21

AZ - NEW for Spring 2024!


ASA105 - Coastal Cruising

(Self-study) $350 


ASA114 - Cruising Catamaran



Gratuity is always appreciated, but not required.

All sales are final. Lessons may be rescheduled up to 48 hours prior to appointment.

If weather conditions are unsafe, Sailboat Shop will contact you to reschedule free of charge.

There is no designated age minimum, but we recommend ages 16 and up, due to the physical requirements.

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